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Gregg Popovich’s Classic Game 7 Pregame Press Conference
Didn’t we tell you that Gregg Popovich was a comedic genius? Check him out here as the Spurs coach finally had some fun in the pregame press conference before Game 7. What do you think? Follow Dime on Twitter at @DimeMag. Become a fan of Dime Magazine o…Upvote Share Tweet
Mario Chalmers beats third-quarter buzzer with 3-point bank shot in NBA Finals Game 7 (Video)yahoo.com Updated Jun 20, 2013After San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili broke down the Miami Heat defense off the dribble, weaved to his left and made a lovely layup to put his team ahead 71-69, just 5.2 seconds remained in the third quarter of Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals.Well, …Upvote Share Tweet
Gregg Popovich's Brevity: A Video Montage Of His Best Interview Momentsdeadspin.com Updated Jun 20, 2013Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has a prickliness that's been nearly as prominent an NBA storyline this season as his team's trip to the Finals. It makes him somewhat endearing, too.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Heat-Spurs NBA Finals Game 7: 7 big questionsyahoo.com Updated Jun 20, 2013LeBron James says he and his Miami Heat are ready for what's probably the biggest game of his life. Tim Duncan says he and his San Antonio Spurs are "ready to rock" and resume the pursuit of his fifth NBA championship after a gutwrenching defe…Upvote Share Tweet
2013 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs-Miami Heat Game 7 outlookESPN.com Updated Jun 19, 2013Who wins Game 7 and the NBA title? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez weigh in.Upvote Share Tweet
Game 7 between Heat and Spurs is the perfect farewell gift for NBA Commissioner David Sternnydailynews.com Updated Jun 20, 2013David Stern never met an NBA Finals he didn't absolutely love, but as he presided over the final game of his last championship series on Thursday night, he really had to enjoy Miami-San Antonio as much as any series during his reign.Upvote Share Tweet
Who’s Better: Roy Hibbert Or Marc Gasol?Normally, if you asked this question, people would smirk. Or laugh. Or chuckle. Or call you an idiot. After winning this year’s Defensive Player of the Year award, as well as the unofficial title as the bloggers’ favorite basketball player, Marc Gasol i…Upvote Share TweetFired up for Game 7 tonight?? You damn well should be. After Ray Allen knocked down that massively clutch three in Game 6, we thought we caught him saying something to the security and arena staff guys who had the court lined with yellow ropes for what …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jun 20, 2013A cascade of opinions will follow Game 7 of the NBA Finals. What no one can debate, however, is how great the duel between the Heat and Spurs has been, writes Phil Taylor.Upvote Share Tweet
Everything Matters: How to Understand (and Enjoy) Game 7 of the NBA Finalsgrantland.com Updated Jun 20, 2013If you'll allow a mini-rant: The widespread use of the word choke on Wednesday irritated me. The Spurs choked, according to some talking heads and...Upvote Share Tweet
Rough ShapeJun 20Ethan Sherwood Strauss predicts a Heat win, Graydon Gordian says Spurs. But there's a lot we don't know, like the true state of the players' health.
Legacy Impact To LeBron, DuncanJun 20Stephen A. Smith discusses the impact a win in Game 7 would have on the legacies of LeBron James and Tim Duncan.
Who will be Champs?Jun 20J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez set the stage for the ultimate season finale between the Spurs and the Heat.
Predicting Game 7's WinnerJun 20Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless make their picks for Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
2013 NBA playoffs -- say so long to Spurs as we know them?Jun 20San Antonio didn't look like same team that brought it to Game 7 of NBA Finals.
Daily Dime: Repeat feat for HeatJun 20When LeBron James heated up, the Spurs were ultimately sunk in the NBA Finals
NBA unlikely to approve moves involving Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Cli…Jun 20The proposed trade of Kevin Garnett to the Los Angeles Clippers and corresponding transaction that would transport Doc Rivers from the Boston Celtics bench to L.A.'s are unlikely to be approved by the league office, according to sources close to the pro…
Los Angeles Clippers focused on getting Doc Rivers from Boston Celtics, ma…Jun 20The Los Angeles Clippers have a new strategy in the wake of David Stern's public comments Thursday expressing serious misgivings about the legitimacy of the proposed trade of Kevin Garnett and corresponding transaction that would transport Doc Rivers fr…